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of economic impact will the crisis there have on the u.s.. the port of oakland for example exports $3.4 billion worth of goods to japan each year. f kron 4 spent the day talking with experts were still on the fence as to the long term effects. >>reporter: japan may be 5,000 mi. from san francisco but what happens there often has an impact here. if when it comes to exports of the port of oakland, more ships travel to japan than anywhere else in the world. some of the top items to be sent, meat, fruit, nuts and vegetables. california's, rice, ominous and wide. that could change and change very soon. in the weeks to come experts say some and, plastics and steel will be needed to rebuild. the bid will be up, while demand for rice, allman said white cadet in the short term which could impact those in northern california. reporting live, kron 4 news. >>pam: were back with rob black to talk about these kinds of issues. let's talk about what we just heard and the report. oakland's port relies on certain services from japan. japan's economy which is the third largest in the world after the u.s
economic toll. today the u.s. stock market closed sharply lower. japan the world's largest economy accounts for 10% of u.s. exports. >>catherine: today officials ditch to plan and try to use helicopters to pour water into a nuclear reactor. the fire is out, there is still a lot of concern that the water to boil away. here's a timeline of events of the nuclear plant that has the world on edge. the 9.0 earthquake hits off the coast friday. the nuclear plant is in one of the hardest hit areas. the quake and tsunami knocked out regular and backup cooling systems to reactors one and three. workers began injecting sea water and boron and reactors to prevent a meltdown. saturday afternoon, a hydrogen buildup leads to an explosion. blowing the roof off the no. 1 reactor building, for workers heard. midday monday, another explosion tears through the reactor number three building. the roof and topples are destroyed, 11 people hurt. late monday, reactor no. 2 loses its cooling capability. workers in jagged see water and boron into that reactor as well. tuesday morning, an explosion in its the
from a immediate danger and carry a no-fly zone carries a u.s. mandate and international support. it is also with the libyan opposition asked us to do. if we tried to overthrow moammar gaddafi by force of a coalition with splinter. we would likely have to put u.s. troops on the ground to accomplish that mission. or, risk killing several civilians from the air. the danger faced by our men and women in uniform would be far more and also a responsibility of what comes next. to be blunt, we went down that road in thiraq and things source of incredible sacrifices we admit we're hopeful for their future. regimen changes took eight years, thousands of americans lives, i wreck lives and a nearly one trillion dollars. that is now something i can afford to repeat in libya. thousands of lives of a wreck and the bulk of what we can do, and will do. his support the aspirations of the people of libya. we have intervened to stop the massacre. we will work with our partners/allies to maintain the safety and stability. we will deny the regimen arms, cut off supplies of cash, assist the opposition
. >>catherine: gm's sales numbers way up. >>rob: to the hat to katharine hennen. this means the u.s. economy is doing fantastic. a pullback of the market is welcome. it allows you and me to buy more because that kind of manufacturing is that came out today, is signaling good things. >>catherine: very reassuring. you could send it rob and e-mail at we'll be right back. >>catherine: in world news, a moment of silence in new zealand people will remember the victims of last slick if everybody stopped what they were doing. if there morning the estimated two injured 40 people killed. some chinese students are still missing. today new zealand's prime minister goes out to their family. >> we are fearful about the lives of those chinese students. our hearts go out to the families, >>catherine: the 6.3 quake last tuesday destroyed office towers, a church as thousands of homes across the city of christchurch. the chinese students, the prime minister talked about, they were among more than 100 students killed in a language school. there have been crashing to protests and libya. hundre
. louis, two u.s. marshals and a police officer trying to serve an arrest warrant in this neighborhood. the man they're trying to take into custody was killed, a u.s. marshal was in critical condition tonight he was shot in the head. the two other officers were injured. authorities aren't saying why he was being arrested, but he did have a criminal record dating back to the early '90s. in texas, people protesting at the texas capital angry about a bill that would require women to have an ultrasound before having an abortion. it is passed in the house and senate and house versions are no exceptions for women who are victims of rape or incest. the committee will hash out the details before sending this to governor. he has praised the bill, opponents say it is intrusive and interferes with the doctor patient relationship. how many more workers in oregon shot up car came crashing through the wall right into the cashier stand. it was all caught on tape this weekend. the worker had been sweeping the floor when the wall came down. he was very fortunate he was only slightly injured. his boss i
of radiation could be released into the atmosphere. kate thompson, kron 4 news. >>pam: the u.s. government is evacuate americans out of japan. and to take off and need not-east central trouble to that area. maureen kelly was at s f o no-troub troubl travel. >> i ended up coming back because there was so much talk about the nuclear reactors. explosions, and yes, it was kind of scary. i feel safer a little bit and here is my dad. >> hello. we are very concerned about what is happening is more uncertainty about anything that has happened thus far. it is uncertainty about what could happen in the next couple of days. >> i am very concerned about the nuclear power plant situation. until that is under control? we decided to come here for their children's safety in to wait it out here. to see how things will stabilize. once it is stabilized, it will we will return. i wish that this is it was under different circumstances. >>pam: snowfall on the beat is donating a difficult situation. on the- debris. brian todd shows you this town nearly completely washed away. >> parts of washed away, neighborhoo
awaiting word on high tide. u.s. of new information? >>dan: we've all been waiting for the high tide. they have reopened the great highway. as you see there are cars now coming back and forth along the highway. for much of the day they close the highway and did that because of concerns of the tsunami warning. city officials and san francisco have decided reason why the high tide is coming and should not the problem. we're seeing various cars that traveling to the great highway. we will have fro [ wheezing breaths ] [ woman ] the first time i smoked, i was 13. i was in a hurry to grow up and wanted to look cool. big tobacco knew it, and they preyed on me. i'm here to tell you that big tobacco hasn't changed. they continue to profit... by selling kids the same lies... to get them to use... the same deadly products. don't be big tobacco's next victim. >>catherine: we continue our coverage of the sun on the search, that is being felt on the california coast. christine had as a look tonight? >>christine: right now there has been a lot people who have been coming down to the speech here at
today and what we can expect ahead. nuclear threats, with food in japan and with the u.s. government is keeping an eye on food right here. mobil merger at&t and t mobile teamed up. what it means for customers, coming up. downed trees power outage we have the latest with news crews. a run the bay area, and more problems with another round of storms through moves and. >>pam: our big story at 5:00 p.m. at the weather and you are looking at a live picture. high wind warning. on the bay bridge. it is action also underneath the bay bridge and the traffic on the bay bridge is being either dalerted---and jackson is herete
to a different location. two u.s. airmen. the side of the frankfurt airport yesterday. 21 year-old is now described as a radical muslim who was specifically the gunning for american troops. no other injuries purify >>pam: traffic is still slow in both directions. the 80 towards of lower deck is barely moving. south 101 is also a crawl. what a difference of the bay bridge toll plaza. west, east, traffic is moving well and it is light. more news after the break. for california should be proud. we were the first to ban smoking on airplanes. the first to have smoke-free bars and restaurants. all while saving over $86 billion in health care costs... and over a million lives. we've done a good job. but even if you were born today, you'd still grow up in a world where tobacco kills more people... than aids, drugs, alcohol, murder and car crashes... combined. we have a lot more work to do. hey marcel, watch this! ♪ hey marcel, watch this! yeah, marcel! -marcel! -hey marcel! are you listening to me? marcel! [ male announcer ] only at&t u-verse lets you follow your favorite channels on one screen
and of relations agreeing. >>catherine: u.s. transports are being used to fly refugees that have made it across the border and into tunisia. the egyptians escaped. joining the tens of thousands kept out in the desert. stay with us. we will be back, they're camped out--and the desert. california should be proud. we were the first to ban smoking on airplanes. the first to have smoke-free bars and restaurants. all while saving over $86 billion in health care costs... and over a million lives. we've done a good job. but even if you were born today, you'd still grow up in a world where tobacco kills more people... than aids, drugs, alcohol, murder and car crashes... combined. we have a lot more work to do. hey marcel, watch this! ♪ hey marcel, watch this! yeah, marcel! -marcel! -hey marcel! are you listening to me? marcel! [ male announcer ] only at&t u-verse lets you follow your favorite channels on one screen. just $29 a month for the first 6 months. dvr included. in the network there are no hard choices. just $29 a month for the first 6 months. dvr included. >>pam: hnda is recalling 3000 electr
the u.s. role. >> i want to be clear about what we will not be doing. the united states is not going to deploy troops into libya. and we are not going to use force to go beyond a well-defined goal. specifically the protection of civilians in libya. >>catherine: khaddafi is rejecting the threats, trying to outmaneuver the west with this declaration of a ceasefire. observers say, some rebels are reporting they are still being attacked. >>jacqueline: live look outside, the heavy rains today moving up to the sierra and turning into heavy snow. we will talk about the sierra and rain locally this weekend coming up in a bit. >>jacqueline: a live look outside westbound 80 at crystal springs. but as the cars they apart. he could see the snow piling up on the cars. if that's because there's been a nasty accident on the interstate. 30 to 40 cars involved in the accident. traffic is park for the next four hours as the work to clear it. if not the time to go to the sierra this evening. it's not going to be a good time regardless because of the weather. the heavy rains you saw this morning, is sta
denies a pattern of discrimination. this is the largest class action and employment lawsuit in u.s. history. a decision by the supreme court is expected in june. in washington, samantha hayes kron 4 news. >>grant: it's a beautiful day in the bay, don't tell that to one community south of seoul now say. this is a picture of the morgan hill neighborhood a mass of mud slide has blocked off an entire neighborhood. the power is also down, you could see the power lines there just hovering right above the road. 7200 what redwood trees have fallen along with debris in mud. this entire neighborhood is trapped, they don't have power and its action a town called which is part of the morgan hill neighborhood it is supposed to be a swedish american community and crews are working to rectify that situation. we will keep you posted in the nose ro >>jacqueline: after last week this is the welcome relief to see sunny skies over the bay bridge this afternoon. the sunshine bay area wide, a few high clouds streaming in. current conditions, temperatures are on the mile to warm side. 72 santa
on its own weight. and it could likely caused damage. >>pam: the u.s. 17 is considered the fastest yacht will not raised in the 2013 america's cup. once fully assembled there are plans for public display. checking the golden gate bridge on this monday. traffic is flowing smoothly north bound, southbound we will be right back with more news, ahead. ahead. and our endless salad bar for just $2.99. sizzler. thinking fresh. everyday. it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. >>pam: japanese automakers, honda, subaru toyota are at the top. according to consumer reports. th
the abc and espn. the u.s. state department is fourth and that's for real income would be your boss and amazon comes in fifth. it also encloses surprising choices that the fbi and cia. microsoft is in the top-10 as well. nasa is ninth in rounding out the list of the filling choice teach for america. notice the real financial companies in the top-10 despite the fact they tend to pay big salaries even for entry level employees. they said the most important characteristics an employer can have the financial strength, job security and stability and a best in class reputation. twitter is making changes in its management team as it tries to transition into an even bigger moneymaker. co- founder evan williams to step down as ceo five months ago, is rarely in the office. various rumors that the other co owner may be coming back. on thursday twitter announced that former google executives, is coming on board as director of product management. be right back. >>catherine: it is warfare at the box office this weekend, an old-fashioned battle between brothers. but first a battle of the mind and
japan return home. if what they're saying about being back in u.s. soil. pain at the pump, the links some people will go to save money and gasoline n.y. how you pay could become the prices to go up. cracking down on dangerous drivers, coming up at 5:00. >>live, from the bay area's news station, this is kron4 news at 5:00. >>pam: break out the umbrellas, the rainy days are ahead. we a party scene with a soggy weather has done to or saudi slopes. tonight we'll find out how crews are prepping for a heavy dose of rain. it will also attract the storm for you, and let you know when the bay area can expect to see the sun once again. your looking at live pictures in san francisco from justin herman plaza. like showers coming down right now, jacqueline is here to tell us whether those light showers will change quickly. >>jacqueline: just like it seems will get o
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